LEGO brand manager named one of UK's best

Kathryn Marriott invited to take part in year-long Marketing Academy programme.
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A LEGO UK brand manager has been named as one of the best marketers in the country.

27-year-old Kathryn Marriott has been awarded a Scholarship Programme with The Marketing Academy. Only 30 are invited to take part in the year-long leadership development programme.

She joined LEGO in 2012 and is currently brand manager forLEGO Friends - one of the company's major success stories of last year.

"Marriott will be coached by some of The Marketing Academy’s high profile industry members via mentoring, networking and personalised learning," read a statement. "The aim is that she and her fellow marketers will form the next generation to shape the future of marketing and business."

Sherilyn Shackwell, founder and CEO of The Marketing Academy, said: "Each year The Marketing Academy takes only 30 of the very best UK marketers for our scholarship programme and we’re delighted that Kathryn Marriott from LEGO has been awarded one of these sought after places.

"Her knowledge and passion for marketing shone out throughout the selection process and we know she’s going to get the very most out of the mentoring and coaching that The Marketing Academy offers. We’re very much looking forward to working with her this year."

Marriott added: "I couldn’t be more thrilled to have received such an amazing accolade. I’m passionate about my role at LEGO and am growing within an experienced and inspirational team. 

"The Marketing Academy Scholarship will allow me the opportunity to develop even further within a truly motivational environment. I can’t wait to get started."

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